Halloween is on Thursday and if you are looking for ways to make the most out of the week then we have you covered. Here are a few fun family friendly things to do in Simcoe County to get you into the Halloween Spirit.
617 Penetanguishene Rd., Barrie
Pick your own perfect pumpkin. Experience the corn maze, wagon rides, haunted tent, tike track, feed the farm animals, visit the gift barn, and much more. The farm is open until Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $7 on weekdays and $14 on weekends and holidays. http://www.chappellfarms.ca/
1922 County Rd 92, Elmvale
It’s Pumpkin Mania season at Rounds Ranch so saddle up and get down here for some serious fun and farm adventures. Enjoy pumpkin bowling, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin pie eating contest, pumpkin hockey and much more. The ranch is open weekends and holidays until Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $13.95. http://roundsranch.com/
Pumpkinferno at Haunted Harbour
93 Jury Drive, Penetanguishene
Discovery Harbour presents its popular annual Haunted Harbour featuring Pumpkininferno, running every nights from 7 to 10 p.m. until Oct. 30. Little ghosts, goblins and their families arrive at Discovery Harbour’s main entrance in full costume. They proceed along a candlelit path through the famous historic properties, with costumed staff on hand to assist. During the stroll, visitors can peer into various heritage buildings to see what lurks. Admission is $8 per person with non-perishable food item. Children under five are free. http://discoveryharbour.on.ca
Fall Festival at Murphy’s Farm Market and Bakery
5141 Simcoe Road 10, Alliston
Grab a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, where visitors can roam the endless rows and multiple varieties of pumpkins in different shapes, sizes and colours. Check out the mini maze, obstacle course, straw bale pyramid and tractor, pumpkin cannon, mini zipline, face painting and more. Admission is $8 per person on weekdays and $12 on weekends.
6635 Simcoe County Rd 56, Egbert
Halloween Weekend Festvities starts Oct. 9 and will be held every weekend up to Halloween. Activities include a haunted wagon ride through the Frightful Forest for gouls 14 and under, a zipline, train rides, face painting, pumpkin picking and more. Then, from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, dare to ride the Psycho Path, for those 13 and older. There will also be a Tarot card reader, pick-pocket magician and more. The daytime wagon rides are $12.75 per person and the nighttime rides are $18 per person. Children three and under are free. http://www.drysdales.ca/seasonal_events.htm